After six weeks of nominations and voting, the 2015 Canadian Startup Awards have arrived at their climax: the winners.
This year we received more than 43,000 votes, an increase from last year's awards.
We want to thank all of our readers—from the voters to the startups and the entrepreneurs and investors who power them—for making Canada's startup community so vibrant and innovative.
And now, the winners:
STARTUP of THE YEAR 2015
Runners up: Breather, Clearpath Robotics
ENTREPRENEUR of THE YEAR 2015
WINNER: Mallorie Brodie & Lauren Lake, Cofounders, Bridgit
Runner up: Brennan McEachran, Co-founder & CEO, SoapBox Innovations
EMPLOYER of THE YEAR 2015
Runners up: Lightspeed POS, Axonify
ANGEL of THE YEAR 2015
WINNER: Shafin Diamond Tejani
Runner up: Markus Frind
VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM of THE YEAR 2015
WINNER: Real Ventures
Runner up: OMERS Ventures